What I’ve Learned This Week!

A Course In Miracles lesson 135 states ‘If I Defend Myself I Am Attacked‘. The course also states at the beginning of the work book that “you need not believe the ideas, you need not accept them and you need not even welcome them. Some of them you might actively resist. None of this will matter, and whatever your reactions to the ideas may be, use them. Nothing more than that is required”. As a group we meditated together on this idea last Thursday in my weekly Miracle meditation class. Our joined minds focussed on this idea together in silence for 15 mins and created a palpable shift in energy within the group consciousness. This was all that was required for the Miracle, aka, shift in perception to occur through us. The Miracle for each person in the group will have manifested in a different way, perfect for each individual based on their current level of understanding. For myself the power of joined minds sustained over the period of time manifested as a genuine Joy as the session closed, which lasted well on into the evening and the next day. For others it may have raised questions as to ‘what does this actually mean?‘. From the Course’ perspective it means that all of our judgements are defenses against the Truth. Our incessant judgement on life is blocking us from experiencing the joy and the perfect Love that exist in every moment when we allow ourselves to simply be present, without judgement. Even our planning for the future is seen as a defense from the Course’ perspective as it suggests...